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Table 5 Distribution of blood transfusion recipients based on clinical wards

From: Demographic characteristics of blood and blood components transfusion recipients and pattern of blood utilization in a tertiary health institution in southern Nigeria

Ward Recipients
N (%)
Medical 378 (16.18)
Orthopedic 114 (4.88)
Cardiothoracic 12 (0.15)
Surgical 198 (8.48)
ENT 18 (0.78)
Eye 5 (0.21)
O & G 967 (41.40)
Pediatrics 22 (0.94)
SCBC 55 (2.35)
ICU 21 (0.90)
CHER 101 (4.32)
Casualty 375 (16.05)
HDCU 65 (2.78)
Dental/MFU 5 (0.21)
Total 2336 (100.00)
  1. ENT Ear, Nose and Throat, O and G Obstetrics and Gynecology, SCBU Special care baby unit, ICU intensive care unit, CHER children Emergency Room, HDCU Haematology Day Care unit, MFU Maxillofacial unit